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Archive for December 14th, 2007

Peter Haining – Movie Monsters

Posted by demonik on December 14, 2007

Peter Haining (ed.) – Movie Monsters (Severn House, 1988)

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Introduction – Peter Haining

Ray Bradbury – Inviting Frankenstein into the Parlour (Bela, Boris and Me)
Gaston Leroux – Balaoo:The Demon Baboon (extract)
Chayim Bloch – The Golem
Richard Marsh  The Beetle (extract)
Arthur Conan Doyle – The Mummy (The Ring of Thoth)
Edgar Wallace & Draycot M. Dell – King Kong
Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley & Guy Preston – The Bride of Frankenstein
Bram Stoker – Dracula’s Daughter (Dracula’s Guest)
H. G. Wells – The War of the Worlds (abridged)
Ray Bradbury – The Beast from 20,000 Fathoms
M. R. James – The Night of the Demon (Casting the Runes)
George Langelaan – The Fly
John W. Campbell – The Thing (Who Goes There?)

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Peter Haining – Mammoth 20th Century Ghost Stories

Posted by demonik on December 14, 2007

Peter Haining – The Mammoth Book Of 20th Century Ghost Stories (Robinson, 1998)

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Henry James – The Third Person
H. G. Wells – The Presence by the Fire
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle – How It Happened
Jack London – A Ghostly Duel
Theodore Dreiser – The Hand
Edgar Wallace – The Ghost of Down Hill
P. G. Wodehouse – Honeysuckle Cottage
J. B. Priestley – The Old Dark House
E. M. Delafield – Sophy Mason Comes Back
Agatha Christie – In a Glass Darkly
Arthur Machen – The Bowmen
Stella Gibbons – The Other Side of the Medal
A. Merritt – Three Lines of Old French
Alfred Noyes – The Lusitania Waits
Algernon Blackwood – Vengeance is Mine
Henry Kuttner – We Are The Dead
Daphne du Maurier – The Escort
John Steinbeck – The Elf In Algiers
James Hadley Chase – The Mirror in Room 22
Stevie Smith – Is There a Life Beyond the Gravy
Pamela Hansford Johnson – Sloane Square
Muriel Spark – The Leaf Sweeper
Winston Graham – At The Chalet Lartrec
William Trevor – The Love of a Good Woman
Ruth Rendell – The Haunting of Shawley Rectory
Mary Higgins Clark – Voice in the Coalbin
Fay Weldon – A Good Sound Marriage
Julian Barnes – A Self-Possessed Woman
John Mortimer – A Programmed Christmas Carol
Peter Haining – A Figment in Time

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Peter Haining – Edgar Allan Poe Bedside Companion

Posted by demonik on December 14, 2007

Peter Haining (ed.) – The Edgar Allan Poe Bedside Companion: Morgue & Mystery Tales (Gollancz, 1980)

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Peter Haining – Introduction

Anonymous – The Dead Alive
William Maginn – The Man in the Bell
Henry Glassford Bell – The Dead Daughter
Edgar Allan Poe – A Dream
Edgar Allan Poe – The Journal of Julius Rodman
Edgar Allan Poe –  Who is the Murderer ?
Charles D Gardette – The Fire-Fiend
Edgar Allan Poe and Robert Bloch – The Lighthouse
Edgar Allan Poe and Robert Haining – The Mad Trist

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Peter Haining – Scary!

Posted by demonik on December 14, 2007

Peter Haining  (ed.) – Scary! Stories That Will Make You Scream! (Souvenir, 1998)

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Peter Haining – The Scaremongers: An Introduction

R. L. Stine – The Spell
Jerome Bixby – It’s a Good Life
Richard Matheson – Drink My Red Blood
William F. Nolan – Something Nasty
Leon Garfield – The Restless Ghost
Isaac Asimov – The Thirteenth Day of Christmas
Zenna Henderson – Hush!
Roald Dahl – Spotty Powder
Ambrose Bierce – A Baby Tramp
Ray Bradbury – The Man Upstairs
Joan Aiken – Dead Language Master
Stephen King – Here There Be Tygers
Ramsey Campbell – Trick or Treat
Robert Bloch – A Toy for Juliette

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Peter Haining – Ghost Movies II

Posted by demonik on December 14, 2007

Peter Haining (ed.)  – Ghost Movies II: Famous Supernatural Television Programmes (Severn House, 1996)

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Peter Haining – Prologue: A Night of Terror-Vision

Susan Hill – Farthing Hall (The Woman in Black)
Bennett Cerf  – Room for One More (Great Ghost Stories)
Algernon Blackwood – The Listener (Mystery and Imagination)
M. R. James – The Stalls of Barchester Cathedral (Ghost Story for Christmas)
Elizabeth Taylor – Poor Girl (Haunted)
Leon Garfield – The Constable’s Tale (The Ghost Downstairs)
George A. Romero  – Clay (Tales from the Darkside)
William F. Nolan – Terror at London Bridge
Elizabeth Jane Howard – Three Miles Up (Ghosts)
Dean Koontz  – The Black Pumpkin (Phantoms)

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Peter Haining – The Supernatural

Posted by demonik on December 14, 2007

Peter Haining (ed.) – The Supernatural (Severn House, 1995, republished as Ghost Movies,  Severn House,1995.  Pan edition Classics of The Supernatural,  1998)

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Peter Haining – Prologue: Things That Go Bump On Screen

James Herbert Haunted – Hallowe’en’s Child
J. B. Priestley The Old Dark House– Night Sequence (aka ‘The Other Place’)
Eric Keown The Ghost Goes West – Sir Tristram Goes West
Thorne Smith Topper – A Smoky Lady In Knickers
Dorothy Macardle The Uninvited – Samhain
Gerald Kersh Dead of Night – The Extraordinarily Horrible Dummy
M. R. James Night of the Demon – Casting the Runes
Shirley Jackson The Haunting – The Bus
Nigel Kneale The Stone Tape – The Trespassers (aka ‘Minuke’)
Robert Bloch Asylum – Lucy Comes to Stay
Daphne Du Maurier – Don’t Look Now
John Carpenter Halloween – Harlequin
Michael McDowell Beetlejuice – Halley’s Passing

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Peter Haining – The Ghost Finders

Posted by demonik on December 14, 2007

Peter Haining (ed.) – The Ghost Finders (Victor Gollancz, 1978)

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H.R. Wakefield – Ghost Hunt
M.R. James – Wailing Well
Joseph Bishop – The Banshee & Patrick O’Bannon
Manly Wade Wellman – Kelpie
W.F. Harvey – Miss Cornelius
Elizabeth Wetmore – Ghost of a Head
Amelia B. Edwards – The Phantom Coach
Richard Sale – Till Doomsday
August Derleth – Pikeman
Lafcadio Hearn – The Story of Ming-Y
L.P. Hartley – A Visitor from Down Under
Ray Bradbury – The Screaming Woman
Robert Bloch  – The Indian Spirit Guide

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